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October 8, 2015
Exploiting the Matchups: The Return of Morris?
Luke Hoover has the upgrades and downgrades for Week 5, including a favorable matchup for Alfred Morris against the Falcons.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup between the Steelers and Chargers as Le'Veon Bell seeks to carry Pittsburgh to victory. Will he do it?
October 7, 2015
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 5 Defense
Andrew Martinez looks at defenses available on your waiver wire, including how the Giants will fair against a struggling Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers
October 6, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 5 Value Meter
It's not easy being Green this week. A.J. Green and Andy Dalton drop in the rankings due to the matchup with Seattle. See all of Jeff Erickson's Week 5 rankings.
FantasyAces Football: Week 5 Picks
Josh Collacchi breaks down the Week 5 slate with a sneaky Vernon Davis play in a matchup against the Giants that should benefit the tight end.
October 1, 2015
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 4
Erik Siegrist previews Monday Night Football as Russell Wilson and the Seahawks take on the visiting Lions.
September 30, 2015
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 4 Defense
Andrew Martinez looks at defenses available on your waiver wire, including how the Bengals will fair against Jamaal Charles and the Chiefs
September 29, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 4 Value Meter
Carson Palmer's offensive line has given him plenty of time to throw so far this season - will that hold true against the Rams' pass rush? Check out all of Jeff Erickson's rankings for Week 4.
East Coast Offense: Whose Fast Start is Sustainable?
Carson Palmer looks like his old self now that he's healthy and playing behind a decent offensive line. Larry Fitzgerald, who also looks like he shed five years, is both a cause and beneficiary.
September 24, 2015
Erik Siegrist analyzes a Monday night matchup that sees Jamaal Charles leading the Chiefs into Green Bay for a showdown with the Packers.
September 22, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 3 Value Meter
This week's theme is how to deal with disasters -- Matthew Stafford has a rib injury and a tough matchup. Jeff Erickson breaks down the Week 3 rankings.
FantasyAces Football: Week 3 Value Picks
Josh Collacchi breaks down Week 3 and finds a good value in Green Bay's James Jones, who is making the most of limited targets this season.
September 17, 2015
Exploiting the Matchups: Trust In Talent
Luke Hoover warns against over-reacting to bad Week 1 performances, and likes Sammy Watkins to bust out now that he's not being shadowed by the Colts' Vontae Davis.
Erik Siegrist previews Monday Night Football where Andrew Luck and the Colts will look to get back on track against the Jets.
September 15, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 2 Value Meter
Will Randall Cobb draw Richard Sherman this week? How much should that move the needle? Jeff Erickson breaks down the Week 2 rankings.
September 9, 2015
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 1
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday Night Football games, including a tough matchup at home against the Vikings for Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers.
September 8, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 1 Value Meter
Alshon Jeffery is one of the many difficult calls at wide receiver this week -- how serious is that calf injury? Jeff Erickson ranks players for Week 1.
August 22, 2015
Snarky 150: Overall Cheat Sheet with Obnoxious Commentary
Joseph Randle, ranked 42, could steal you a title... if he's in a bookstore.
July 7, 2015
2015 Team Preview: Kansas City
Will Kansas City's offseason moves translate into on-field success? The addition of Jeremy Maclin into coach Andy Reid's offense could make the difference.
March 21, 2015
Rookie Dynasty Rankings: Quarterbacks
Mario Puig isn't big on this year's quarterback class, but there are some gems, like Jameis Winston, who could anchor a dynasty team.
December 27, 2014
Four-Down Duel: Week 17 Picks
Ben Roethlisberger has a good matchup, and with a division title on the line, he won't be benched.
December 26, 2014
Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens
The Staff Picks title goes down to the wire.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 17
Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers battle the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football for the AFC North championship.
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17
Backing the Broncos
December 24, 2014
Weekly Rankings: Week 17 Value Meter
Week 17 always means that certain playoff teams (and non-playoff teams to boot) will bench their starters. So Dez Bryant will be among the handful much lower in the rankings than usual this week.
December 22, 2014
East Coast Offense: Early 2015 Draft Board
Plus a title game bad beat and preseason-prediction grades.
Depth Chart Watch: Sanchez to Ertz, Early and Often
Philly TE racks up 15 receptions, highest total in the NFL this season
December 18, 2014
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 16
Matt Forte's frantasy prospects do not look promising in Week 16 with a new quarterback and a tough matchup against the Lions.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 16
The Broncos have clinched the AFC West, but they still have plenty to play for on Monday night against the Bengals.
December 16, 2014
Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
There's chaos at quarterback this week, and one of the primary uncertain players is the Panthers' Cam Newton, who has an opportunity to face the Browns when they might be without Joe Haden.
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